The Jamestown Arts Center is a non-profit, multi-disciplinary facility created to benefit the community of Jamestown, Rhode Island, and beyond.
Our mission is to engage, enrich and inspire our community through extraordinary arts and educational experiences.
Classical music as played by the incredible talents of the Heifetz International Music Institute! This program is an amazing opportunity for the region to experience world-class musicians in a meaningful way and in an intimate setting. JAC is thrilled to announce our May 2016 classical music residency in partnership with the acclaimed Heifetz International Music[…..]More Info
Join us for a presentation and book signing with Norton Reamer and Jesse Downing, authors of Investment – A History. The book, published in February by Columbia University Press quickly became one of the publishing house’s best selling titles and has received praise from such prominent figures as investor Charles Ellis, Jay Light of the[…..]More Info
Join the Jamestown Arts Center on Thursday, May 26 for a reading and discussion with author, Gregory Maguire, about his novel Wicked and its voyage from page to stage, as well as comments on recent books such as the New York Times bestseller, After Alice, and the Boston Globe Horn Book Honor title, Egg &[…..]More Info
Year round classes where adults can flex their creativity, find a creative outlet or sharpen their skills. Classes offered in fine arts, technology and design.
Teen classes are geared towards the dynamic adolescent brain – Creative classes & workshops in a variety of fine arts, technology and design driven mediums.
Children: Year round dynamic, hands on classes & vacation and summer camps designed especially for children. We offer creative birthday parties too!
Featuring: Chez Moi (My House) (12m.) Directed by Phuong Mai Nguyen. From France. Hugo’s mother is back home, but the day after he finds mysterious black feathers all over the house. More info: www.cargocollective.com/chezmoi. Josef et Aimee (15m.) Directed by Ben Shirinian. From Canada. Set in the south of France during WWII, a young boy’s[…..]
A “Behind the Scenes” exhibit exploring the design process and work of 2015 RI Design Hall of Fame Inductees Lifetime Achievement – Eugene Lee, Set Designer – his work includes: Trinity Rep, Saturday Night Live, Wicked, The Tonight Show w/Jimmy Fallon Emerging Designer – Kyla Coburn, Interior Designer – her work includes: The Avery, Loie[…..]
A painting is conceived with its initial mark. It can be a dot, squiggle, point, speck, mote — or maybe a laceration. “Sometimes it’s a slash, or a curving line near the corner.” That’s how Richard Polsky begins his paintings. Slowly, with the blessing of intuition, line and color gestate into a new entity. A[…..]